Honey

Honey is a natural sweetener that has a strong antioxidant, antimicrobial and cytoprotective effect. It is a real treasure for health and strength. Its value was appreciated since ancient times.

Its nectar was the food of the immortal Olympian Gods. Zeus was brought up with honey by the nymph Melissa. Hippocrates recommended honey for the treatment of many diseases, as well as Aristotle who believed that honey expands lifespan.

Nutritional value of honey:

  • Honey has antiseptic properties, it is tonic, it increases the heart rate, it reduces the problem of stomach ulcer and it generally contributes to the proper functioning of the human organism.  
  • The consumption of honey contributes to the faster health recovery in cases of anemia due to its content in iron.
  • Honey has inorganic elements known as trace elements, which play an important role in metabolism and nutrition.
  • Honey has antimicrobial activity and it inhibits the growth of bacteria and other pathogens. It is useful for healing and for cleaning or disinfecting wounds.